Solo Survivor

PTSD

Recently I found myself facing a dilemma – two difficult choices. One morning it was dark and raining when time to leave for work – not a good combination for me because it has the potential to transport me back…
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Rest-oration

It seems fitting to me that the first four letters of restoration are rest. That’s pretty much what I have been doing on this break…ignoring the clock, no timetable, no agenda and plenty of rest. I get up late, go…
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Retreat…

Sometimes you have to retreat, refresh, recharge before you can move forward. That’s what these 10 days have been about for me. I am tired, battle weary so am retreating from my daily life to recharge the batteries and hopefully…
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ANZAC Day

In the chilly, pre-dawn light, the crowd grows around the war memorial. It’s Anzac Day and the 100 year anniversary of the battle on the beaches of Gallipoli. Every year crowds gather all around Australia and New Zealand to remember…
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